Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://www.tmt.org/ en Call for New Membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams http://www.tmt.org/news-center/call-new-membership-tmt-international-science-development-teams <p>The second annual call for new members of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) is now open. The ISDTs are organized around eight science themes, from our solar system to cosmology.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/call-new-membership-tmt-international-science-development-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:23:13 +0000 gordon 1050 at http://www.tmt.org India Joins the Thirty Meter Telescope Project as a Full Member http://www.tmt.org/news-center/india-joins-thirty-meter-telescope-project-full-member <p>Today in New Delhi, officials of the government of India signed documents establishing the country as a full partner in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project. An international collaboration of institutions in the USA, Canada, Japan, India and China, the TMT project is working towards building a powerful, next-generation astronomical observatory at Mauna Kea in Hawaii.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/india-joins-thirty-meter-telescope-project-full-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:34:34 +0000 gordon 1044 at http://www.tmt.org TMT Launches The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund - $1 Million Annually to Benefit Hawaii Island Students Pursuing STEM Disciplines http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-launches-hawaii-island-new-knowledge-think-fund-1-million-annually-benefit-hawaii-is <p>The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has launched THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund to better prepare Hawaii Island students to master STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and to become the workforce for higher paying science and technology jobs in Hawaii&rsquo;s 21st century economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/tmt-launches-hawaii-island-new-knowledge-think-fund-1-million-annually-benefit-hawaii-is" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:10:23 +0000 gordon 1043 at http://www.tmt.org Pasadena Power - Business Manager Phil Lindquist Painting Featured in Exhibition http://www.tmt.org/news-center/pasadena-power-business-manager-phil-lindquist-painting-featured-exhibition <p>A painting by TMT International Observatory Business Manager Phil Lindquist was selected for the &quot;Contemporary Masters, Artistic Eden IV&quot; exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of History. The painting, &quot;Pasadena Power&quot;, oil 30&quot; x 30&quot;, shows the view of a power plant across from the TMT Project Office.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1920" height="1913" title="&quot;Pasadena Power&quot;, oil 30&quot; x 30&quot;" alt="&quot;Pasadena Power&quot;, oil 30&quot; x 30&quot;" src="http://www.tmt.org/sites/default/files/images/article/powerplant_2%20copy.jpg?1415650833" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/pasadena-power-tmt-international-observatory-business-manager-phil-lindquist">Pasadena Power - by TMT International Observatory Business Manager Phil Lindquist</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/pasadena-power-business-manager-phil-lindquist-painting-featured-exhibition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:20:16 +0000 gordon 1041 at http://www.tmt.org On-Site Construction Begins on the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii; Watch Worldwide by Webcast http://www.tmt.org/news-center/site-construction-begins-thirty-meter-telescope-hawaii-watch-worldwide-webcast <p>On October 7, 2014, a groundbreaking and blessing ceremony for the next-generation Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will launch a multi-national $1.4 billion project near the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/1035">TMT Groundbreaking and Blessing</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/site-construction-begins-thirty-meter-telescope-hawaii-watch-worldwide-webcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Fri, 03 Oct 2014 03:27:57 +0000 gordon 1034 at http://www.tmt.org India's Participation in TMT Approved by the Union Cabinet http://www.tmt.org/news-center/indias-participation-tmt-approved-union-cabinet <p>[Source: <a href="http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=109973" target="new">Press Information Bureau, Government of India</a>] - The Union Cabinet of India chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for India's participation in the Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) Project at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA at a total cost of Rs. 1299.8 crores from 2014-23.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tmt.org/news-center/indias-participation-tmt-approved-union-cabinet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:52:06 +0000 gordon 1033 at http://www.tmt.org